Health Care

Are Retirees’ Concerns Over Health Care Expenses Overblown?

Among the concerns that weigh the most on retirees and those nearing retirement is health care expenses in retirement. And with various entities coming out with projected health care expense figures for the average couple in retirement – and many of those figures being staggering – it is no wonder. But is this degree of concern warranted? The author of… 

When It Comes To Saving For Your Golden Years, These 3 Misconceptions Prevail

When it comes to all the interconnected pieces of successful retirement planning (taxes, Social Security, health care, etcetera), the author of today’s article points out that, ultimately, everything goes back to one fundamental question: How much money do I need to retire? Unfortunately, when it comes to answering this question, there are a number of misconceptions that people are prone… 

Inflation Protection For Retirement

While inflation may currently be low, the author of today’s article warns that “this makes the possibility of an inflation threat going forward even more likely.” Moreover, she notes that health care costs are rising faster than inflation. All of this poses a particular threat to retirees relying on sources of income that lack inflation protection. As such, the author… 

Baby Boomers: Invest In Baby Boomers?

Might the best investments for Baby Boomers be in….Baby Boomers? Today’s article highlights some of the “fantastic investment opportunities” that may be created as this demographic ages. One of the biggest potential investment opportunities? Health care. Why might the specific area of “medical real estate” be “a safer and more predictable investment in the Boomers”? And which retailers may also…